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twenty-seven names
Gentlewoman

twenty-seven names launches spring/summer collection

Anyone with a Pinterest account will regularly feel affected by the cuteness of cats. Soft fluffy balls of sweetness and sunshine playing with yarn, curled up in a cute bucket or flopped out on a crisp white pillow. It seems twenty-seven names designers Rachel Easting and Anjali Stewart were, too, feeling overly affectionate towards said pet this season, channelling kitty’s unbearable cuteness into their latest collection. more

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gorman x rhys lee
Gentlewoman

Find painterly patterns in Gorman x Rhys Lee collaboration

Long-time friends Lisa Gorman and Rhys Lee have put on their like-minded thinking caps and created a collaborative collection that bursts with colour. Injecting Rhys’ distinctive colour palette of greys, pinks, blues and ice-cream pastels onto Lisa’s savvy and covetable designs, the Rhys Lee Collection lets you wear a piece of this highly collectable artist’s work. more

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Egg Records, West End
Gentlefolk

Egg Records makes the move to West End

If you’re not a diehard vinyl fan, the petite sign revealing Eggs Records’ city presence may have eluded you since its opening a decade ago. But for the curious, and those who look up occasionally amongst the city’s centre, that little sign acted as beacon to a secret bazaar of musical goodness. Through a doorway, past a foreign money exchange kiosk and up a set of stairs, Egg Records resides, selling cult cartoon figurines and classic and collector vinyl. more

Accessories
yayoi kusama
Gentlewoman

Yayoi Kusama bag collection arrives at Louis Vuitton

A prolific contemporary artist renowned for bold psychedelic works, Yayoi Kusama has practised a mesh of performance, painting, sculpture, installation and poetry for more than 60 years. This renowned Japanese artist was the focal point of a major solo exhibition at GOMA earlier this year, with a retrospective of her intriguing career now gracing the walls of the Whitey Museum of American Art in New York. more

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That Shop, Woolloongabba
Gentlewoman

Find pin-up couture at new That Shop, Woolloongabba

Filling the empty shell left by the departed Miss Mouse in the Woolloongabba antique precinct is new boutique That Shop. Specialising in 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s reproductions, That Shop sources clothing and accessories from all over the world – from California and Las Vegas in the US to London and even a local Sydney label. more

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secret south, label
Gentlewoman

Introducing the new Secret Squirrel, Secret South

Long-time lovers of Sydney label Secret Squirrel may be temporarily saddened to hear of the brand’s name change, but those heartstrings will bounce back up upon laying eyes on the new collection. Secret South is the rejigged creation of couple Bri Cheeseman and Andrew Prince, delivering a refreshed and slightly more grown-up take on their well-known style. more

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batson, label
Gentlewoman

Batson launches Robin Hood Garden collection

Brisbane label Batson has cemented its entry into the fashion world with the release of its latest collection, Robin Hood Garden. Inspired by the London gardens of the same name, the garments are a conglomeration of ice-cream-esque colours and breezy shapes. more


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Street-style comp chronicles fashion in the city
Gentlewoman

Street-style comp chronicles fashion in the city

Inspired by the diversity of people, cultures and fashion, Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist set out to create a two-way dialogue about the world of fashion and its relationship to daily life. His rise to international fame is well known, and he has since paved the way for hundreds of other street-style bloggers who have followed in his trailblazing footsteps. more

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marianna octavia
Gentlewoman

Local designers vie for Australian Fashion Graduate of the Year

Four recent graduates will vie for the accolade of Australian Fashion Graduate of the Year at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival, which launches this weekend. Acting as a celebration of and launch pad for the future of fashion in Australia, the graduate show will feature the best designers from the country’s top six fashion colleges. more

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Visit Candyland with Soot's All Sort
Gentlewoman

Visit Candyland with Soot’s All Sort

Soot's designs are a whimsical concoction of colour and sharp cuts – the kind of outfits that would appeal to the modern-day, Brisbane-based Lolita. The creation of young local talent Edwina Sinclair, the label's spring/summer 13 collection All Sort embodies pastel shades, short shorts and slim silhouettes. more

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Boxvintage builds a new nest at 73 Vulture
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Boxvintage builds a new nest at 73 Vulture

There are those vintage lovers who are so dedicated to the craft that they keep an ever-watchful eye on the vintage boutiques of Paris, Milan and New York. If, instead, you are looking for a slice of wearable history a little closer to home, try West End icon Boxvintage, which has just moved into a new den on Vulture Street. more

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camilla gypset collection
Gentlewoman

Embrace the bohemian with Camilla’s Gypset

Camilla is the undisputed kaftan queen of the nation, sending droves of women in billowing silks laden with a rainbow of colours onto our streets. Devoted followers will be enamoured with Gypset, the designer's latest spring/summer 2012 collection, as well as surprised at the new pieces the label has thrown into the mix. more